From the closed, holy space of the temple last Sunday, we come today to the wide open space of the desert. Last week we heard the voice of the Angel Gabriel; this week, we hear the intense preaching of John the Baptist in a place where not much lives—the desert. Yet people came in great crowds to hear him. They were drawn to his message about what would make them happy and free when they repented.
Join with the crowd and listen as the Holy Spirit in the voice of John reaches into your very soul and calls you to the joy of this season.
On Sundays we follow the Gospels from the Revised Common Lectionary.
In the Advent season we read the stories of John the Baptist
and Jesus’s birth stories.
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